Bugis MRT Station
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|Address||320 Victoria Street|
191 Rochor Road
|Line(s)||East West Line|
|Opened||4 November 1989 (East West Line)|
22 December 2013 (Downtown Line)
Bugis MRT Station (EW12/DT14) is an underground Mass Rapid Transit (MRT) station on the East West Line and the Downtown Line, and serves as an interchange station between the two lines. It has almost the same design as the neighbouring Lavender.
It is the third station to have travelators within the paid area as the distance between the platforms is relatively long.
On 18 July 2012, two Chinese workers died after a temporary scaffolding, about 4 metres high, used for the construction of the new Downtown Line Bugis station subway link roof slab gave way. The incident happened at about 6.50 am. The eight other injured workers who were working on top of the structure, were sent to the nearby Raffles Hospital before rescuers arrived. They had minor injuries and five of them have since been discharged. Of the remaining three workers who were warded, one suffered from abdominal and chest injuries, while another suffered a back injury and the last had a finger injury. Seven of the injured are from Bangladesh while the eighth is from China. The Ministry of Manpower (MOM) has ordered all construction work to stop, while the Building and Construction Authority (BCA) has revoked the construction permit for the site while investigations are underway. MOM said that based on preliminary information gathered, workers were pouring concrete, also known as the casting process, into the formwork when the structure supporting the formwork collapsed. The formwork, located between the new and old sections of the station, was part of the structure being built to form the underground linkway, which is about three to four metres deep. The area affected is localised, measuring about five metres by 10 metres and the entire station is about 7,500 square metres. The Land Transport Authority said the station structure is substantially complete and structurally sound, and that the incident posed no risk to surrounding developments and the public.
QR code shopping wall
This is an interactive media launched on 7 December 2011 by SMRT in partnership with Cold Storage. Using a camera phone with QR code reader installed, one can purchase the items displayed on the media by flashing their camera phones on the items and the items would be delivered to them upon payment through the various credit cards.
Bugis, alongside Boon Lay, was the first to have such media installed.
Art in Transit
Ephemeral by Patrick Chua, attempts to make different experiences of commuters passing by the artwork in their daily journey.
|L1||Street Level||Bugis Junction, Golden Landmark, Raffles Hospital|
|B1||Service Level||Restricted Access|
|B2||EWL Concourse||Faregates, General Ticketing Machines, Passenger Service Centre, Transitlink Ticket Office|
|DTL Concourse||Faregates, General Ticketing Machines, Passenger Service Centre|
|B3||Platform A||East West Line|
towards Pasir Ris (→)
towards Changi Airport (Transfer at Tanah Merah) (→)
|Platform B||East West Line|
towards Joo Koon (←)
|B4||Transfer Linkway||between East West Line concourse & Downtown Line|
|Service Level||Restricted Access|
|B5||Platform B||Downtown Line|
towards Chinatown (→)
|Platform A||Downtown Line|
towards Bukit Panjang (←)
- A - Victoria St
- B - Raffles Hospital, Victoria St
- C - Bugis Junction, Victoria St
- D - Tan Quee Lan St, Rochor Rd
|Destination||First Train||Last Train|
|Mon − Fri||Sat||Sun & P.H.||Daily|
- "Two dead, eight injured at MRT construction site". Channel NewsAsia. Retrieved 18 July 2012.
- "Two bodies recovered from MRT work site". Channel NewsAsia. Retrieved 18 July 2012.
- "MRT worksite accident: why scaffolding collapsed". Channel NewsAsia. Retrieved 18 July 2012.
- "Shop for turkey at train stations".
- "Virtual shopping at some SMRT train stations from Dec 7".
- "Downtown Line 1: Art-In-Transit". Land Transport Authority. Retrieved 16 October 2013.
|East West Line||[ V • T • ]|
|Pasir Ris • Tampines • Simei • Tanah Merah • Bedok • Kembangan • Eunos • Paya Lebar • Aljunied • Kallang • Lavender • Bugis • City Hall • Raffles Place • Tanjong Pagar • Outram Park • Tiong Bahru • Redhill • Queenstown • Commonwealth • Buona Vista • Dover • Clementi • Jurong East • Chinese Garden • Lakeside • Boon Lay • Pioneer • Joo Koon • Gul Circle • Tuas Crescent • Tuas West Road • Tuas Link|
|Downtown Line||[ V • T • ]|
|Bukit Panjang • Cashew • Hillview • Beauty World • King Albert Park • Sixth Avenue • Tan Kah Kee • Botanic Gardens • Stevens • Newton • Little India • Rochor • Bugis • Promenade • Bayfront • Downtown • Telok Ayer • Chinatown • Fort Canning • Bencoolen • Jalan Besar • Bendemeer • Geylang Bahru • Mattar • MacPherson • Ubi • Kaki Bukit • Bedok North • Bedok Reservoir • Tampines West • Tampines • Tampines East • Upper Changi • Expo • Xilin • Sungei Bedok|